Chinese New Year - 532 Words
For other traditions of celebrating lunar new year, see Lunar New Year.
Chinese New Year
Lion dancers at Historic Chinatown Gate, Chinese New Year, Hing Hay Park, Seattle, Washington
(February 3, 2011)
Also called Lunar New Year, Spring Festival, New Year
Observed by Chinese communities worldwide
Type Cultural, Religious
(Buddhist, Taoist, Confucian)
Significance The first day of the Chinese calendar (lunisolar calendar)
2012 date Monday, January 23, Dragon
2013 date Sunday,...
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